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use, fox 5's bob barnard here with the late breaking developments. >> there's late word tonight several countries in the middle east are poised to offer asylum to syrian president bashar assad and his family if they agree to lead the country, this as world leaders including president obama are warn ing assad not to engage in chemical warfare. turkish officials have said they believe syria has 700 missiles, some of them long range. syria has not confirmed it has chemical weapons insisting it would never use anything like that against its own people. in the latest fighting rebels are said to be battling government troops near assad's headquarters in damascus. seran is the same gas used in the 1995 terrorist attacks in the tokyo metro system. the united states has warned syria using chemical weapons would trigger greater western intervention in this civil war there. >>> also making news this evening witnesses are explaining why no one pulled a man to safety after he was thrown in front of an oncoming train in new york monday. aen is in that subway murder is now -- a suspect in that
maureen umeh joins us with the preview. >> i an expensive project that involves a lot of -- it's an expensive project that involves a lot of underground tunnels, expected to cost $40 million more than previously planned but is expected to provide relief much sooner. it's already started at the intersection of rhode island avenue and first vote northwest, work crews digging. they're making room for tunnels 6 blocks in length that will eventually be able to store 6 million gallons of stormwater and sewage. ward 5 council member kenyon mcduffie has been one of the main d.c. officials pushing the plan for his ward. >> what you're seeing is an unprecedented level of attention and resources focused on the flooding that's been occurring in bloomingdale. >> reporter: the work is expected to help stop this from happening, flash floods that submerge parts of bloomingdale and ledroit park time and time again last summer. >> this particular component is going to bring some of the structural changes to the corridor and have a direct impact on the flooding that's occurring over the summer a
reporting live for us from newtown, connecticut. >>> the connecticut school shooting is sparking dialogue and action on the gun control debate. dick's sporting food is temporarily halting the sale of all rifles. others are calling on schools to arm their teachers. something virginia governor says can't be rushed. >> i don't have any policy recommendations that i'm making on arming teachers or anything else at this point. i'm suggesting our school audits need to be looked at and find ways to implement them better and find out what the experts would recommend to protect our schools wetter. >> mark warner said he's rethinking his previous pro nra position. martin o'malley will introduce registration aimed at preventing mass shootings. last friday's shooting raises new questions. >>> for the first time since the shooting we're hearing from the nra. the organization released a statement today saying we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the murders in newtown. out of the respect of families and common decency we've given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of
with it, it was unreal. >> reporter: on capitol hill the u.s. senate and house of representatives observing moments of silence. with heavy hearts the connecticut delegation signaled their grief. >> let each of us affirm that we will keep in our hearts and honor those who fell and that we will do everything that we can to ensure that this never happens again. >> reporter: as other towns around the country get ready for the holidays, this new england community still faces many more funerals over the next few days. in newtown, connecticut, jennifer davis, fox news. >> students across the nation returned to their classrooms this morning, but friday's violence forced parents and educators to talk about what we need to do to make schools safer and more secure. >> at the time we are going to have a moment of silence. >>> at district heights elementary students held a moment of silence for the victims and talked to their teachers about what happened. counselors and psychologists braced for the tough questions. >> it's very important that we have some age appropriate discussions as the st
. look, for us this is not a big storm. it's going to become a fairly substantial storm once it gets offshore tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. it's going to bring a lot of snow to new england specifically, the coastal areas there really going to get hammered tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. our snow will arrive before sun rise. it starts coming overnight tonight. it is trending now. the new stuff is suggesting maybe a little less snow for d.c., looks like it may get a little more mix with rain by late morning tomorrow morning, early in the afternoon before it shuts off. most of the accumulation which is typical will be north and west. all precipitation will taper off by late in the day, fairly fast moving storm. we'll give you the specifics in the forecast for the new year and beyond coming up. >> thank you very much. >>> the snowflakes have not started falling yet, but leaders in d.c. say you should be ready when they do. snowplows will start treating streets and bridges at 4 a.m. officials have some tips if you're out driving tomorrow. >> if you do get some accumulation, we
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